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Item Number: 143372
Title: Icons of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection
Author: Baldassari, Anne
Price: $95.00
ISBN: 9782072696435
Record created on 10/17/16
Limited Availability
Description: Paris: Gallimard, Fondation Louis Vuitton, 2016. 30cm., hardcover, 478pp. prof. illus. Exhibition catalogue. English text

Summary: The exhibition pays tribute to one of the greatest Art patron of the early 20th century, Serguei Shchukin, the visionary Russian collector of French modern art. From the end of the 19th century, Serguei Shchukin, the important muscovite industrialist, began to integrate himself into the Parisian arts milieu of the era, which tasked itself with defending the impressionist, post-impressionist and modern movements. Shchukin forged relationships with modern art dealers Paul Durand-Ruel, Berthe Weill, Ambroise Vollard, Georges Bernheim and Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, and celebrated artists Monet and Matisse. These friendships heavily influenced the formation of his collection, which remains one of the most radical art collections of its time. This catalogue showcases the collection and delves into its cultural background and the part it played in the world of art throughout the period ranging from 1890 to 1914. It encompasses large reproductions of the 160 exhibited pieces as well as a general overview of Shchukin's collection (278 pieces) along with historical facts and descriptions. A chronology of Shchukin's life and times and an anthology of theoretical and critical writings shed light on the way the collection was perceived in Russia. In order to contextualise the presentation of the works, large leaflets reproducing photographs of Troubetskoi palace - where the works were exhibited - were added to the book.

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Item Number: 114352
Title: L'arte senese al tempo del Costituto : libri e fotografie del Fondo Giuliano Briganti e dell'Istituto d'arte Duccio di Buoninsegna
Author: Batazzi, Azelia ; Lucia Simona Pacchierotti ; Beatrice Pulcinelli (eds)
Price: $15.00    Original Price: $75.00
ISBN:
Record created on 06/30/11
Out of print, a final few copies available
Description: Siena: Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena (Il Torchio), 2010. 24cm., pbk., 119pp. illus. Exhibition held at Palazzo Squarcialupi, Siena. Includes: I libri della biblioteca Briganti si aprono al Gotico ; Bellezze d'arte in antichi scatti fotografici ; Fotografie ed opere d'arte cha cambiano ; Mostra duccesca del 1912 - il restauro delle lastre ; Repertorio fotografico ; Bibliografia.
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Item Number: 135739
Title: Beyond BOSCH : The Afterlife of a Renaissance Master in Print
Author: Bass, Marisa ; Elizabeth Wyckoff (et al)
Price: $45.00
ISBN: 9780891780991
Record created on 04/23/15
Description: St Louis: St. Louis Art Museum, 2015. 28cm., pbk., 232pp. illus. Exhibition catalogue.
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Item Number: 144436
Title: BOTTICELLI and the Search for the Divine : Florentine Painting between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities
Author: Spike, John T. ; Alessandro Cecchi
Price: $44.50
ISBN: 9780996804134
Record created on 01/23/17
Paperback edition out of print, final copies available
Description: Williamsburg: Muscarelle Museum of Art (Florence: Centro Di), 2017. 31cm., pbk., 232pp., 120 color illus. Exhibition catalogue

Summary: This volume is the lavishly illustrated catalogue of the major loan exhibition which is one of the largest and most significant ever presented on this great artist, which has been rediscovered in the nineteen Century after three hundred years of undeserved and inexplicable oblivion. Botticelli's restless genious is explored in unprecedented depth in this exhibition of almost thirty Renaissance paintings including sixteen by Botticelli and six by his master and principal influence, Fra Filippo Lippi.

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Item Number: 107457
Title: The Lindisfarne Gospels and the Early Medieval World
Author: Brown, Michelle P
Price: $95.00
ISBN: 9780712358019
Record created on 05/26/10
Out of print, a few copies available
Description: London: British Library, distributed by University of Chicago Press, 2010. 30cm., hardcover, 184pp. prof. illus., most in color.

Summary : The Lindisfarne Gospels, written and illuminated at the beginning of the eighth century, is one of the most outstanding masterpieces of early medieval European book painting. It was the creation of just one person, Eadfrith, who was Bishop of Lindisfarne, and is a precious testament to the tenacity of Christian belief during one of the most turbulent periods of British history. Costly in time and materials and superb in design, the manuscript is an artistic and religious world treasure. Although written in Latin, the manuscript also contains the oldest surviving translation of the Gospels into English, added to the manuscript around 970 AD. “The Lindisfarne Gospels” and the Early Medieval World brings together historical, archaeological, paleographical, and theological perspectives to explore and understand the full significance of this magnificent undertaking. Lavishly illustrated with full-page colour reproductions of the essential pages of The Lindisfarne Gospels and incorporating new research on relations between the British Isles, continental Europe and the Near East during the early Middle Ages, this book is a fantastic resource that celebrates both the beauty and the historical significance of the original manuscript.

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Item Number: 73558
Title: ALONSO CANO y la Catedral de Granada: Homenaje del Cabildo de la Catedral de Granada a Alonso Cano, en la Conmemoracion del IV Centenario de su Nacimiento
Author: Martinez Medina, F.J. (et al)
Price: $65.00
ISBN: 9788471701848
Record created on 03/13/17
Description: Granada: Publicaciones Obra Social y Cultural CajaSur, 2002. 24cm., pbk., 274pp. illus.

Contents: F. Martinez Medina, El ciclo de la vida de la Virgen de Alonso Cano ; M. Serrano Ruiz, El lienzo de la Inmaculada del Oratorio de la sala capitular ; M. Leon Coloma, Otros lienzos en torno a Cano en la Catedral de Granada ; J. Leon Coloma, La escultura de Alonso Cano en la Catedral de Granada ; M. Serrano Ruiz, El facistol de la Catedral ; M. del Pilar Bertos Herrera, Las lámparas del altar mayor - diseño de Alonso Cano ; E. Villanueva Munoz, El proyecto de Alonso Cano para la fachada de la Catedral ; E. Caro Rodriguez, Alonso Cano en la memoria de la Catedral ; M. Serrano Ruiz, Una pintura del maestro de Cano: la Virgen de Belén de Pacheco ; A. Calvo Castellon, Pinturas de discípulos y seguidores de Cano en la Catedral ; L. Moreno Garzon, Un autógrafo de Cano en el archivo de la Catedral de Granada ; E. Caro Rodriguez, Un memorial de Cano en el archivo de la Catedral de Granada.

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Item Number: 123036
Title: Arte y arquitectura conventual en Tarazona en los siglos XVII y XVIII
Author: Carretero Calvo, Rebeca
Price: $23.00    Original Price: $115.00
ISBN: 9788499111926
Record created on 12/22/12
Out of print, final copies available
Description: Zaragoza: Institución Fernando el Católico, 2012. 24cm., pbk., 683pp. illus., plus CD-Rom. Summary: La eclosión de la Edad Moderna y, sobre todo, la celebración del Concilio de Trento (1545-1563) supusieron cambios importantes en los usos fundacionales de nuevos conventos. Las resoluciones tridentinas llegaron a Tarazona en los últimos días de octubre de 1564, aunque no será hasta los episcopados de Pedro Cerbuna (1585-1597) y Fr. Diego de Yepes (1599-1613) cuando realmente se aplicarán sus preceptos. El presente libro analiza el origen histórico y estudia las manifestaciones artísticas de los cinco establecimientos religiosos contrarreformistas de la ciudad de Tarazona pretenecientes a la Orden Capuchina, a la Compañía de Jesús y a la del Carmen descalzo, esta última con dos clausuras y un convento masculino. (Centro de Estudios Turiasonenses, 75.)
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Item Number: 120959
Title: La parola illuminata : Per una storia della miniatura a Verona e Vicenza tra medioevo e età romantica
Author: Castiglioni, Gino (ed)
Price: $100.00    Original Price: $250.00
ISBN:
Record created on 08/02/12
Privately printed, only a few copies available
Description: Verona: Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Verona Vicenza Belluno e Ancona, 2011. 32cm., hardcover, slipcase, 348pp. illus., most in color. Texts by Giordana Mariani Canova, Gino Castiglioni, Hans-Joachim Eberhardt, Chiara Gattoli, Sergio Marinelli, Chiara Rigoni, Federica Toniolo, Renato Gironda Verone.
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Item Number: 124034
Title: Palazzo Montani Leoni : sede della Fondazione Cassa di risparmio Terni e Narni
Author: Ciccarelli, Anna (ed)
Price: $59.50    Original Price: $150.00
ISBN:
Record created on 03/05/13
Description: Terni: Fondazione Cassa di risparmio di Terni e Narni, 2011. 31cm., hardcover, 283pp. prof. illus., most in color. From the publisher's website: Il palazzo venne eretto da Aurelio Fazioli nel lontano 1584, come ricorda anche l’iscrizione posta sul portale dell’originario accesso su via Silvestri, già piazza Canale. Successivamente ai Fazioli, tra il 1654 e la seconda metà del XIX secolo, il palazzo divenne proprietà di altre quattro importanti famiglie di estrazione nobiliare e borghese, i Guglielmetti, i Genuini, i Viviani e i Montani Leoni per poi passare, nel 1873, al Comune di Terni, che lo espropriò e che nel 1877 lo vendette alla Cassa di Risparmio di Terni. Dal 1992 è residenza della Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Terni e Narni, che ne occupa il piano nobile ed il secondo piano. Fino ad oggi solo brevi cenni in alcune pubblicazioni sono stati dedicati al nostro palazzo e per lo più relativi al periodo tardo ottocentesco del “taglio” di corso Tacito. Mancava, pertanto, una storia completa sulla vita dell’edificio, in particolare per il periodo tra il XVI e il XVIII secolo.
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Item Number: 132729
Title: La Quadreria regionale di Agrigento : Storia delle raccolte medievali e moderne dell'ex museo civico e della loro nazionalizzazione
Author: Costantino, Gabriella
Price: $15.00    Original Price: $75.00
ISBN: 9788861642058
Record created on 09/30/14
Out of print, only a few copies available
Description: Palermo: Regione siciliana, Assessorato dei beni culturali e dell’identità siciliana, Dipartimento dei beni culturali e dell’identità siciliana, 2012. 2 vols. 21cm., pbk., 35, 47pp. illus., most in color.
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Item Number: 127500
Title: ROBERTO DE LONGE (detto Il Fiammingo)
Author: Arisi, Ferdinando
Price: $30.00    Original Price: $150.00
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Record created on 10/18/13
Description: Piacenza: Fondazione di Piacenza e Vigevano, 2012. 31cm., hardcover, 478pp. text and oeuvre catalogue, 114 color plates.
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Item Number: 136173
Title: La moda española en el Siglo de Oro
Author: Fernandez San Emeterio, Fatima (ed)
Price: $95.00
ISBN: 9788477886587
Record created on 05/13/15
Out of print, a few copies remaining
Description: Toledo: Consejería de Educación, Cultura y Deportes : Fundación de Cultura y Deporte, 2015. 30cm., pbk., 374pp. illus. Exhibition held at Museo de Santa Cruz, Toledo. Summary: Dentro de las casi 300 piezas que se exhibirán, se incluyen cuadros del Greco, Carducho, Tristán o Ribera, y espléndidos textiles como los históricos pendones del cardenal Mendoza y de la Santa Hermandad. Su composición se estructura en cuatro bloques: un prólogo con piezas del XV que plantea el origen de la Casa de Austria con la unión de los Reyes Católicos , dos salas dedicadas a Carlos V y a Felipe II y una síntesis final que marca el declive de la Corona.
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Item Number: 138507
Title: GOVERT FLINCK : Reflecting History
Author: van der Molen, Tom (et al)
Price: $75.00
ISBN: 9783934935754
Record created on 11/01/15
Description: Kleve: Museum Kurhaus Kleve Ewald, 2015. 33cm., hardcover, 236pp., 87 color plates, 140 b&w illus. German-English text. Exhibition catalogue.. (Schriftenreihe Museum Kurhaus Kleve – Ewald, Mataré-Sammlung, 69 )
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Item Number: 133095
Title: GIOVANNI DA MODENA : Un pittore all'ombra di San Petronio
Author: Benati, Daniele ; Massimo Medica
Price: $34.00    Original Price: $85.00
ISBN: 9788836630332
Record created on 10/24/14
Out of print, final copies available
Description: Milano: Silvana, 2014. 28cm., pbk., 224pp., 150 illus. Exhibition held at Museo Civico Medievale, Bologna.
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Item Number: 141290
Title: The loveliest valley : a garden in Sussex
Author: Grimshaw, Stewart ; Tessa Traeger (photos)
Price: $50.00    Original Price: $125.00
ISBN: 9788862084413
Record created on 05/23/16
Out of print, a few copies available
Description: Bologna: Damiani, 2015. 31cm., hardcover, 240pp., 265 photos.

Summary: Woolbeding House lies in the valley of the River Rother in West Sussex, an unchanging English landscape. Time had appeared to stand still when, in 1972, Simon Sainsbury and Stewart Grimshaw leased the house and gardens from The National Trust. For over four decades, they worked with a talented team of architects, designers, and contractors to create a masterpiece of twentieth-century garden design, a Sussex Arcadia. In 'The Loveliest Valley', Grimshaw recalls catching intriguing glimpses of the house on visits to Sussex, the serendipitous nature of their purchase, and the painstaking process of breathing new life into both house and garden. Photographer Tessa Traeger has captured images of Woolbeding in every type of English weather, extreme and benign, from dawn to dusk. Her photographs record in sumptuous detail Woolbeding’s beguiling seasonal moods: from the summer firework colors of the “hot borders” to mist- curled lakes and frosted lawns. The story of Woolbeding and its renaissance is told in accompanying texts by Christopher Gibbs on its history, garden designers Mary Keen and Julian and Isabel Bannerman on the formal gardens and the Long Walk, sculptor William Pye on his Cedra water sculpture, and Traeger on her record of the gardens. 'The Loveliest Valley' is a testament to how a beautiful garden can be created in the modern age, linking the great English gardening tradition with fresh ideas and experimentation.

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Item Number: 117513
Title: KROYER : an international perspective
Author: Saabye, Marianne (et al)
Price: $225.00
ISBN: 9788790597177
Record created on 02/06/12
Out of print, final copies available
Description: Copenhagen-Skagen: Hirschsprung Collection, Skagens Museum, 2011. 30cm., hardcover, 367pp. illus., most in color. English text. Exhibition catalogue. Summary: P.S. Krøyer is one of the most significant artists of the nineteenth century, and in his time he occupied a natural position among the international artistic elite. Krøyer’s art is normally viewed in the context of the Skagen painters, and as a part of the ‘modern breakthrough’ in Danish art. But Krøyer was a cosmopolitan, and in this catalogue his art is approached from a new angle and his art is placed in a wider European context – in an international perspective. The catalogue contains a wide range of articles focusing on P.S. Krøyer's art in an international context. After the articles follows the catalogue section that is divided into 16 sections. Here, the approx. 140 works on display are presented with information about the substantial literature, provenance and as something quite new interesting information about the exhibition history of the works of art and information about how the works were received by the international critics. The last part of the catalogue contains a chronology of Krøyer's life and activities, an exhibition history of the numerous exhibitions that Krøyer attended and a bibliography.
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Item Number: 128966
Title: Museo della città in palazzo Eroli a Narni
Author: Manacorda, Daniele (et al)
Price: $27.00    Original Price: $135.00
ISBN: 9788809022294
Record created on 01/14/14
Out of print, a few copies available
Description: Firenzes: Giunti, 2012. 28cm., pbk., 528pp. prof. illus. (Benozzo Gozzoli, Pier Matteo DAmelia, Antoniazzo Romano, Pierantonio Mezzastris et al) Summary: Da decenni la Regione Umbria ha intrapreso la sistematica catalogazione dei beni culturali, per acquisire le conoscenze necessarie al miglior esercizio tanto delle funzioni espressamente inerenti ai musei di enti locali e di interesse locale, quanto di quelle per l'urbanistica e l'assetto del territorio, le attività culturali, il turismo, il diritto allo studio, la formazione professionale. L'indagine si rivolge, dunque, non solo ai beni custoditi nei musei ma a tutto il patrimonio culturale umbro direttamente e indirettamente interessato dall'opera delle autonomie locali. Questa attività della Regione è all'origine della presente collana di volumi. Con essa si intende proporre in maniera sistematica, agli studiosi e al pubblico dei lettori, il frutto di un impegno che mira alla salvaguardia e alla conoscenza di un patrimonio insostituibile per l'Umbria e per l'intero Paese. (Catalogo regionale dei beni culturale dell'Umbria)
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Item Number: 128758
Title: Cartusiae Prope Senas : Le certose in terra di Siena
Author: Mancini, Otello ; Antonio Vannini
Price: $13.90    Original Price: $69.50
ISBN: 9788875763565
Record created on 01/03/14
Description: Siena: Betti, 2013. 25cm., pbk., 226pp. illus. Summary: Questo volume nasce dall’idea di fra Antonio M. Pacini, già Priore del convento senese dell’Ordine dei Servi di Maria, di far conoscere la chiesa della Certosa di Maggiano dove una volta officiava. Un progetto da subito condiviso con Don Brunetto Sartini che non ha voluto lasciarsi scappare l’occasione di raccontare anche la “sua” Certosa, quella di Pontignano, la cui parte ancora adibita ad edificio di culto è compresa nella sua parrocchia. Introducendo alla storia e allo stile di vita dell’ordine certosino, queste pagine vogliono dare una risposta al perché l’ordine abbia scelto proprio queste terre per la costruzione di ben tre monasteri, illustrando parallelamente la vicenda figurativa di questi monumenti sacri con una ricca raccolta di immagini e una descrizione organica dei cicli pittorici.
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Item Number: 127836
Title: RAFFAELLO a Milano: La Madonna di Foligno
Author: Merlini, Valeria ; Daniela Storti
Price: $11.70    Original Price: $58.50
ISBN: 9788866481768
Record created on 11/05/13
Out of print, final copies available
Description: Milano: 24 Ore Cultura, 2013. 28cm., hardcover, 204pp. illus., most in color. Exhibition held at Palazzo Marino.
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Item Number: 117853
Title: RUBENS, Brueghel, Lorena : el paisaje nórdico en el Prado
Author: Posada Kubissa, Teresa (ed)
Price: $18.00    Original Price: $45.00
ISBN: 9788484802303
Record created on 02/13/12
Out of print, a few copies remaining
Description: Madrid: Museo Nacional del Prado, 2011. 28cm., pbk., 181pp. with numerous color plates. Exhibition catalogue.
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Item Number: 132796
Title: Un SANGALLO a Montevettolini : dai graffiti della Madonna della neve
Author: Lorenzi, Filippo
Price: $7.00    Original Price: $35.00
ISBN: 9788882514082
Record created on 10/08/14
Out of print, final copies available
Description: Firenze: Pagnini, 2013. 24cm., pbk., 102pp. illus. Summary: l volume tratta di una serie di graffiti del XV-XVI secolo sopra un affresco presente all'interno dell'Oratorio della Madonna della neve a Montevettolini (Monsummano Terme, Pistoia) - già messo in relazione con il primo disegno documentato di Leonardo da Vinci del 1473. I graffiti comprendono nomi, date, vari simboli cristiani, due stemmi e l'alzato di un edificio sormontato da una cupola che è stato messo in relazione con l'attività di Giuliano da Sangallo. (Pubblicazioni dell'archivio arcivescovile di Firenze, Studi e testi, 18.)
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Item Number: 114780
Title: Money and Beauty. Bankers, Botticelli and the Bonfire of the Vanities
Author: Sebregondi, Ludovica ; Tim Parks (eds)
Price: $125.00
ISBN: 9788809767645
Record created on 07/29/11
Out of print, final copies available
Description: Firenze: Giunti, 2011. 26cm., pbk., 288pp. illus., most in color. English text. Exhibition held at Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze.

Summary: Masterpieces by Botticelli, Beato Angelico, Piero del Pollaiolo,the Della Robbia family, and Lorenzo di Credi - the cream of Renaissance artists - show how the modern banking system developed in parallel alongside the most important artistic flowering in the history of the Western world. The exhibition also explores the links between that unique interweave of high finance, economy and art, and the religious and political upheavals of the time. ''Money and Beauty. Bankers, Botticelli and the Bonfire of the Vanities'' recounts the birth of our modern banking system and of the economic boom that it triggered, providing a reconstruction of European life and the continent's economy from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Visitors can delve into the daily life of the families that controlled the banking system and perceive the ongoing clash between spiritual and economic values that was such a feature of it. The saga of the art patrons is closely linked to that of the bankers who financed the ventures of princes and nobles alike, and indeed it was that very convergence that provided the humus in which some of the leading artists of all time were able to flourish. The exhibition takes the visitor on a journey to the roots of Florentine power in Europe, but it also explores the economic mechanisms which allowed the Florentines to dominate the world of trade and business 500 years before modern communication methods were invented, and in so doing, to finance the Renaissance.

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Item Number: 115633
Title: La Rioja alavesa en la historia del arte = Arabako errioxa artearen historian
Author: Tabar Anitua, Fernando
Price: $9.79    Original Price: $48.95
ISBN: 9788478217342
Record created on 10/04/11
Out of print, final copies available
Description: Alava: Arabako Foru Aldundia, Diputacion Foral de Alava, 2009. 28cm., pbk., 196pp. illus., most in color. Exhibition catalogue.
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Item Number: 116620
Title: Flamandtsy glazami Tenirsa Mladshego (1610-1690) : bkatalog vystavki = Flemings through the eyes of David TENIERS the Younger (1610-1690)
Author: Babina, Natalia
Price: $25.00    Original Price: $125.00
ISBN: 9785935723712
Record created on 12/05/11
Out of print, only a few copies available
Description: St. Petersburg: The State Hermitage Publishers, 2010. 25cm., pbk., 105pp. with numerous color plates. Russian text, English captions. Exhibition catalogue.
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Item Number: 109551
Title: Le Gout de la Renaissance Italienne : Le manuscrits enluminés de Jean Jouffroy, cardinal d'Albi (1412-1473)
Author: Toscano, Gennaro ; Matthieu Desachy
Price: $18.75    Original Price: $75.00
ISBN: 9788836617876
Record created on 09/12/10
Out of print, a few copies available
Description: Milano: Silvana, 2010. 27cm., pbk., 159pp., 40 color plates. French text. Exhibition held at Médiathèque d’Albi. Summary: Ami des plus grands humanistes, savant en littérature, diplomate opportuniste serviteur tour à tour du duc de Bourgogne, des papes Nicolas V et Pie II, puis du roi Louis XI, mais aussi condottiere à la fin de sa vie, le cardinal Jean Jouffroy (1412-1473), évêque d'Albi, fut l'un des plus ardents bibliophiles de la fin du Moyen Âge. Amateur d'art éclairé, il a introduit dès le milieu du XVe siècle dans une France encore attachée à l'art gothique le goût raffiné de la Renaissance italienne. Il a collecté de manière insatiable les textes les plus antiques, collectionné les manuscrits enluminés les plus somptueux, offert en présent les ouvrages les plus luxueux aux grands de ce monde, faisant travailler des copistes, relieurs et enlumineurs renommés à Rome ou Florence, ayant finalement constitué l'une des plus riches collections privées de son temps, dispersée aujourd'hui dans les bibliothèques publiques les plus prestigieuses. L'exposition organisée par la bibliothèque d'Albi présentera pour la première fois les plus belles pièces de cette collection, parmi lesquelles les manuscrits offerts au roi Louis XI, prêtés par la Bibliothèque nationale de France, et des manuscrits florentins exceptionnellement prêtés par la Bibliothèque apostolique vaticane. Exposition et catalogue décrivent les grandes étapes de la vie fort bien remplie de Jean Jouffroy et son héritage artistique, les autres démontrent ses goûts de collectionneur et ses choix avertis de bibliophile. (Trésors écrits albigeois, 3.)
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Item Number: 127048
Title: Traits of tolerance : Religious Tolerance in the Golden Age
Author: van Eck, Xander ; Ruud Priem (eds)
Price: $17.00    Original Price: $42.50
ISBN: 9789066306745
Record created on 09/15/13
Out of print, final copies available
Description: Zwolle: W Books, Museum Het Catharijneconvent Utrech, 2013. 24cm., hardcover, 96pp., 50 color plates. English text. Exhibition catalogue.

Contents: A Reluctant Tolerance? ; Word over Image ; Painting and Religious Toleration in the Golden Age ; Toleration and Accommodation in the Netherlands Today. From the introduction: The image of the Netherlands as a tolerant nation originated in the early years of the Dutch Republic. Foreigners who visited the country at the beginning of the seventeenth century expressed their surprise at the religious diversity of society and the nonchalance with which people with divergent views were accepted. The French immigrant Jean- François LePetit wrote about Amsterdam, as early as 1616, that the Dutch 'receive and welcome people from diverse nations, who may freely reside there, without any religious scrutiny: French, German, English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Scottish, Danish ... indeed, there are even Turks and Jews.' It is an image that corresponds closely to the self-image that the Dutch have built up over the centuries. But is it true? Is tolerance an innate characteristic of the Dutch, or was it created in response to certain historical conditions? Does the religious toleration that existed in the seventeenth century correspond to the definition of tolerance that we use today? This book deals with these and many other questions relating to religious tolerance and intolerance in the Netherlands of the Golden Age, and will naturally also look at the relevance of this history to the present-day world.

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Item Number: 121699
Title: The Road to VAN EYCK
Author: Kemperdick, Stephan ; Friso Lammertse (eds)
Price: $125.00
ISBN: 9789069182629
Record created on 09/28/12
Description: Rotterdam: Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, 2012. 28cm., pbk., 342p. with numerous color plates. English text. Exhibition catalogue. Includes: A. van Egmond, Utrecht and Holland ; C. Stroo, The Southern Netherlands ; F. Lammertse, Paris and Burgundy ; K. Dyballa, Cologne and Western Germany ; C. Guinomet, Italian Influences ; J. Corin Heyder, Book Illumination and Jan van Eyck's Earl Years ; G. Messling, The Art of Drawing before Van Eyck ; F. Scholten, Sculpture in the Burgundian Netherlands 1380-1450 ; B. Fransen, Jan van Eyck and the Portraiture of his Predecessors ; S. Kemperdick, Copies after Jan van Eyck and his Predecessors ; T.H. Borchert, Jan van Eyck - The Myth and the Documents ; S. Kemperdick/F .Lammertse, Painting around 1400 and Jan van Eyck's Early Work ; Catalogue.
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Item Number: 83057
Title: LUIGI VANVITELLI
Author: De Nitto, Giuseppe
Price: $2.50    Original Price: $25.00
ISBN: 888776431X
Record created on 04/08/08
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Description: Caserta: Spring, 2005. 21cm., pbk., 63pp. illus. Italian text. (Collana di "Quaderni Storici", 5)
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Item Number: 123657
Title: The Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam
Author: Vlaardingerbroek, Pieter (ed)
Price: $125.00
ISBN: 9789040007989
Record created on 02/05/13
Out of print, final copies available
Description: Zwolle: WBooks, 2013. 28cm., hardcover, 207pp., 192 illus., many in color. English text.

Summary: The Portuguese Synagoge, or Snoge, was the largest Sephardi synagogue in the world when it was built, between 1671 and 1675. The fact that Amsterdam's Sephardim were permitted to erect this grand structure attests to the relative freedom of Jews in this part of Western Europe, at a time when Jews elsewhere were confined to ghettos and subject to restrictions. Through the centuries, foreign tourist have been amazed by the beauty and scale of the complex. The present volume examines many aspects of this glorious synagogue, which has been preserverd almost perfectly in its seventeenth-century state.

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Item Number: 57042
Title: Marks of Identity: New Perspectives on Sixteenth-Century Italian Sculpture
Author: Zikos, Dimitrios (ed)
Price: $35.00
ISBN: 9781934772874
Record created on 07/12/08
Description: Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Periscope Books, 2012. 24cm., pbk., 254pp. illus., most in color. Contents: A. Bacchi, Leone Leoni and Benvenuto Cellini - Difficult Relations ; D. Allen, Crafting a Profession: Cellini's Discussion of Prescious Stones and Jewelry in his Treatises ; F. Bewer, M. McNamara, The Portrait Busts of Cosimo I and Bindo Altoviti from the Inside Out ; A. Bostrom, Kinship and Art, The Patronage of the Soderini and Ridolfi Families in Florence & Rome ; M. Rossi, De amicitia - The Reception in the Veneto of Two Facing Effigies ; C. Davis, Vincenzo Danti in the World of Giorgio Vasari, Benedetto Varchi & Silvano Rzz, Drawings by, for, and after the Sculptor ; C. Siccta, The Coutier's Image - The Tomb Effigy of Thomas Hoby ; M. Cambareri, The Eternal Art - Marble Carving and the Apostle Series for Orvieto Cathedral.
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Item Number: 71581
Title: Taddeo e Federico ZUCCARI : fratelli pittori del Cinquecento
Author: Acidini Luchinat, Cristina
Price: $750.00
ISBN: 9788871420394
Record created on 10/13/16
Out of print, final copy available
Description: Roma: Jandi Sapi, 1998-1999. 2 vols. 31cm., hardcover, 309pp., 325pp. illus., numerous color plates. (Archivi Arte Antica ISBN vol. 1: 9788871420394 vol. 2: 9788871420592)
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